Tourism geography: a socio-cultural analysis

Graziella Ferrara


The management of mega-events can affect the development of cities in many ways. The aim of this article is to investigate the effects of hosting mega-events on cities. We investigated the positive and negative managerial aspects of the America’s Cup for residents of Naples. Significant differences were highlighted between the perceptions of the first and second race concerning economic, socio-cultural and political benefits.

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